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Tuesday 6th January 2004
Fit for 04?
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It's not all about expensive gyms and matching leotards. We take a look at cheap and easy ways to get fit on Merseyside.
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Ok, so you know you should be using the stairs instead of the lift and parking miles away from the door of the supermarket - but you work on the 10th floor and it's chucking down with rain!

But if you want to notice a real difference in the way you look and feel, you're gonna have to work it girl!

Set yourself an exercise timetable and stick to
it. If you can, arrange to exercise with a friend, you are less likely to skive a session when it looks a bit cold outside.

If money is your excuse think again! Running is one of the most effective ways to get fit, lose weight and reduce stress. It is also great for body toning and all you need is a pair of trainers and the open road!

If you are running alone however, make sure you stick to main roads and let someone know your planned route and what time to expect you back.

But if you like the warmth and social experience of the gym, then why not take advantage of one of your local Council run sports centres.

Not only are they a lot more gentle on your pocket but they also run plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained and in shape.

Contact your local centre for more info:

Liverpool Lifestyle Fitness Suites (gym)

Austin Rawlinson: 0151 486 3535
Everton Park: 0151 207 1921
Fazakerley: 0151 523 4151
Croxteth: 0151 548 3421
Garston: 0151 233 5700/5702
Peter Lloyd:0151 254 1968
Picton: 0151 734 2294
Norris Green: 0151 233 6295
Queens Drive: 0151 525 3563
Cardinal Heenan:0151 233 2345
Walton:0151 523 3472

Or ring Liverpool Direct on 0151 233 3007


Other Centres

Edge Hill University:
Ormskirk Campus, Ormskirk
Tel:01695 584745

Everton Park Leisure Centre:
Great Homer Street, Liverpool L5 5PH
Tel:0151 207 1921


Garston Leisure Centre:

Long Lane, Garston, Liverpool, L19 6PE
Tel:0151 233 5700/5702


Liverpool John Moores University (B2):
St Nicholas Leisure Centre
Tel:0151 231 3696

Norris Green Leisure Centre:
Carr Lane, Liverpool, L11 2XY
Tel:0151 233 6295


The Oval:
Old Chester Rd, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 7LF
Tel: 0151 645 0596


Park Road Sports Centre:
Steble Street, Liverpool, L8 6QH
Tel:0151 709 5295

Peter Lloyd Leisure Centre:
Bankfield Centre, Liverpool, L13 OBQ
Tel:0151 254 1968

Picton Sports Centre:
Wllington Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, L15 4LE
Tel:0151 734 2294


Queens Drive Swimming Pool:
County Road, Liverpool, L4 5SD
Tel:0151 525 3563

University of Liverpool:
University Precinct,Oxford Street and Bedford Street North
Tel: 0151 794 3307

Walton Sports Centre:
Walton Hall Avenue, Liverpool L4 9XP
Tel:0151 523 3472


Woolton Swimming Pool:
Quarry Street, Liverpool L25 3YA
Tel:0151 428 1804

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